Now, with The Big Guitar Chord Songbook: The Eighties you can play eighty songs ranging from stadium rock to synth pop, indie to power ballads, from the best artists of the era. Each song is arranged in the original keys, complete with full lyrics, guitar chord boxes and a playing guide. The songlist includes : - Babooshka [Kate Bush] - Brothers In Arms [Dire Straits] - Call Me [Blondie] - Christine [Siouxsie & The Banshees] - Crazy Crazy Nights [Kiss] - Faith [George Michael] - Good Thing [Fine Young Cannibals] - Heaven [Bryan Adams] - Heaven Is A Place On Earth [Belinda Carlisle] - I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll [Joan Jett & The Blackhearts] - (Just Like) Starting Over [John Lennon] - Let’s Dance [David Bowie] - Made Of Stone [The Stone Roses] - One [Metallica] - Pale Shelter [Tears For Fears] - Pure [The Lightning Seeds] - Purple Rain [Prince] - Save A Prayer [Duran Duran] - Should I Stay Or Should I Go [The Clash] - There She Goes [The La’s] - Thriller [Michael Jackson] - Wake Me Up Before You Go Go [Wham!] - The Winner Takes It All [ABBA] - You Can Call Me Al [Paul Simon] - You Shook Me All Night Long [AC/DC] And many more!
(Reference). This 256-page soft-cover book gives a complete and illustrated history of the development of Rickenbacker instruments from 1931 to the present. Rickenbacker is the only book of its kind to chronicle the history of the company who in 1931 introduced electric instruments to the world. The book provides information and full-color photos of the many artists who have used and are using Rickenbacker instruments. Rickenbacker collectors will find this book invaluable as it contains recently discovered accurate facts previously unavailable to researchers.
Release on 2019-10-15 | by Stephen Spignesi,Michael Lewis
The Complete Guide to the Musical Genius of Elton John and Bernie Taupin
Author: Stephen Spignesi,Michael Lewis
Pubpsher: Post Hill Press
Category: Biography & Autobiography
We can count on one hand the musical legends equal to Elton John (the Beatles and the Rolling Stones each get a finger). Elton John: Fifty Years On looks at the impact songwriting partners Elton John and Bernie Taupin have had on popular music and culture, and also discusses every song on all thirty albums, plus his work on Broadway, in movies, and elsewhere. • Part 1 is a bullet-pointed look at every released song, complete with insights, trivia, and meanings, including musical insights—like Elton’s favorite chord progressions, or the most notable melodies in his discography. • Part 2 is a collection of essays and interviews with musicians and music writers chatting about Elton and Bernie. Did you know? · Elton and Bernie’s revision of “Candle in the Wind” (known as “Goodbye England’s Rose”), a tribute to Princess Diana after her untimely death, is the biggest-selling single in the UK and the second-biggest selling single in music history (after Bing Crosby’s “White Christmas”). · “Tiny Dancer” may or may not be about Bernie Taupin’s wife, Maxine…quotes from Elton and Bernie contradict each other. · The biggest music stars in the world routinely show up at Elton John concerts to sing duets with the Rocket Man, including Lady Gaga, Miley Cyrus, George Michael, Bruce Hornsby, Lionel Richie, Mary J. Blige, Bryan Adams, Demi Lovato, Shawn Mendes, and many more, as well as Elton’s legendary “dual” shows with Billy Joel · The background vocals for the song “White Lady White Powder” on the 21 at 33 album are sung by the Eagles. · The background vocals for the song “Cage the Songbird” on the Blue Moves album are sung by Graham Nash and David Crosby. (Stephen Stills must have been busy?) Elton John: Fifty Years On was written for ultimate Elton John fans. A browsing book, a reading book, a treasure trove of facts, trivia, insights, and commentary, it’s the perfect companion to Elton leaving the Yellow Brick Road.